(December-January 1975-1976)

DC, 1972 Series
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Volume:
4
Price:
1.00 USD
Pages:
68
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Brand:
The Line of DC Super-Stars
Editing:
E. Nelson Bridwell
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Tabloid
Paper Stock:
Glossy Cover; Newsprint Interior
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Super Friends / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Alex Toth; Curt Swan (Superman face)
Inks:
Alex Toth; George Klein (Superman face)
Colors:
Sol Harrison
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Aquaman; Robin; Batman; Superman; Wonder Woman; Marvin; Wendy; Wonderdog

Indexer Notes

Superman's face is a paste-up of a Swan/Klein drawing. Cover redrawn by Alex Ross for Super Friends! (DC, 2001 series) #[nn]
Color credits provided by Anthony Tollin.

Contents (Table of Contents)

Super Friends / table of contents / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Alex Toth
Inks:
Alex Toth
Letters:
typeset
Job Number:
N-1387

Characters:
Aquaman; Robin; Batman; Superman; Wonder Woman; Marvin; Wendy; Wonderdog

Indexer Notes

The picture is an uncolored version of the picture on the back cover.

[Wendy, Marvin, and Wonderdog junior members of the Super Friends have been brought to the Hall of Justice by Robin, the teen wonder, for a very special surprise.] (Table of Contents)

Super Friends / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
E. Nelson Bridwell
Pencils:
Alex Toth
Inks:
Alex Toth
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Robin; Marvin; Wonder Dog; Wendy; the Atom; Hawkman; Red Tornado; Green Lantern; Wonder Woman; Superman; Batman; Aquaman; the Flash; Elongated Man; Green Arrow; Black Canary; Starro; Amazo; The Justice League of America
Synopsis:
Wendy, Marvin and Wonder Dog has been summoned to the Hall of Justice.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

framing sequence for reprinted issue

Operation: Jail the Justice League! (Table of Contents)

Justice League of America / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script:
Gardner Fox; E. Nelson Bridwell (insets)
Pencils:
Mike Sekowsky; Alex Toth (insets)
Inks:
Sid Greene; Alex Toth (insets)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Editing:
Julius Schwartz

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Hawkman; Batman; Wonder Woman; Superman; the Atom; the Flash; Green Lantern; J'onn J'onzz; Green Arrow; the Penguin; Dr. Light; Lex Luthor; the Tattooed Man; Cutlass Charlie; Captain Boomerang; Mr. I. Q.; Plantmaster; Snapper Carr; Doctor Destiny; Marvin (inset)
Synopsis:
Green Arrow quits the Justice League.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Some additional art & writing have been added to the top of the first page and the end of the last page that ties in with the framing sequence.

Pages 14 and 23 are half pages of story.

A Judy Jupiter Space Stickler (Table of Contents)

Judy Jupiter / activity / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Judy Jupiter

Indexer Notes

On page 14 of Operation: Jail the Justice league.

Draw the design in one line.

[Can you find 6 large birds] (Table of Contents)

Play Boxes / activity / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Indexer Notes

On page 23 of Operation: Jail the Justice League.

Word search.

["What an amazing adventure, Superman! Wish I'd been there to help out!"] (Table of Contents)

Super Friends / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
E. Nelson Bridwell
Pencils:
Alex Toth
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Marvin, Superman; Robin; Wonderdog; Black Canary; Wonder Woman; Wendy; Hawkman; Batman; statues of Plastic Man, Metamorpho, Sargon, Supergirl, Zatanna, Batgirl, Mera, Hawkgirl
Synopsis:
Some of the heroes who have helped the League from time to time.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

framing sequence for reprinted issue

The Case of the Disabled Justice League (Table of Contents)

Justice League of America / comic story / 24 pages (report information)

Script:
Gardner Fox; E. Nelson Bridwell (insets)
Pencils:
Mike Sekowsky; Alex Toth (insets)
Inks:
Bernard Sachs; Alex Toth (insets)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Editing:
Julius Schwartz

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; Hawkman; the Flash; Green Lantern; Green Arrow; Batman; Brain Storm; the Atom; Aquaman; Wonder Woman; J'onn J'onzz; Justice League of America; Franklin Roosevelt; Helen Keller; Milton; Demosthenes; Beethoven
Synopsis:
The Justice Leagie hopes to inspire some disabled children, but then find themselves disabled.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Pages 7 and 16 are half pages.

Contains some additions at the beginning and end of the story that ties in with the framing sequence.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Fun Shop / activity / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Indexer Notes

On page 7 of The Case of the Disabled Justice League.

A riddle, and spell four four-letter words with the four letters provided.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Fun Shop / activity / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Indexer Notes

On page 16 of The Case of the Disabled Justice League.

A rebus, and an optical effect.

["Zonkers! I can hardly wait to grow up so I can be a super-hero like the rest of you!"] (Table of Contents)

Super Friends / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
E. Nelson Bridwell
Pencils:
Alex Toth
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Marvin; Aquaman; Hawkman; the Atom; Batman; Superman; Green Lantern; Wendy; Wonderdog; Robin; Wonder Woman; the Flash; Green Arrow
Synopsis:
Marvin learns a lesson.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

framing sequence for reprinted issue

TV Cartoons (Table of Contents)

text article / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Alex Toth
Pencils:
Alex Toth
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Reprints:

Indexer Notes

explains the creation of TV cartoons

[My father played the violin and cimbalom, a Hungarian instrument...] (Table of Contents)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Alex Toth
Pencils:
Alex Toth
Inks:
Alex Toth
Letters:
?

Genre:
biography
Characters:
Alex Toth
Reprints:

[Best Wishes from your Super Friends] (Table of Contents)

Super Friends / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Alex Toth
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Aquaman; Robin; Batman; Superman; Wonder Woman; Marvin; Wendy; Wonderdog

Indexer Notes

back cover

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Super Friends
  2. 1. Contents
    Super Friends
  3. 2. [Wendy, Marvin, and Wonderdog junior members of the Super Friends have been brought to the Hall of Justice by Robin, the teen wonder, for a very special surprise.]
    Super Friends
  4. 3. Operation: Jail the Justice League!
    Justice League of America
  5. 4. A Judy Jupiter Space Stickler
    Judy Jupiter
  6. 5. [Can you find 6 large birds]
    Play Boxes
  7. 6. ["What an amazing adventure, Superman! Wish I'd been there to help out!"]
    Super Friends
  8. 7. The Case of the Disabled Justice League
    Justice League of America
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Fun Shop
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Fun Shop
  11. 10. ["Zonkers! I can hardly wait to grow up so I can be a super-hero like the rest of you!"]
    Super Friends
  12. 11. TV Cartoons
  13. 12. [My father played the violin and cimbalom, a Hungarian instrument...]
  14. 13. [Best Wishes from your Super Friends]
    Super Friends
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Nick Caputo
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  • Jim Van Dore
  • Daniel Thingvold
  • Per Sandell
  • Lou Mazzella
  • Keith Alan Morgan
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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  • Tony R. Rose
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